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Chainbreaker White IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Chainbreaker White IPAChainbreaker White IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,670 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,670
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 48
Gots: 199 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 05-11-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

cherche, Apr 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

Stew, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

schnarr84, Apr 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

dji43466, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

delgotit99, Apr 06, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

a: Hazy pale yellow; pours with a medium sized, lightly sticky head.

s: Classic wit with more pronounced citrus aromas. Plenty of clove as well.

t: Earhy citrus and bright, hoppy citrus work well together. The lingering hops clash with the clove finish though.

m: Full bodied and chewy.

o: Not bad, but I'd rather have a wit followed by an IPA, than have them in the same glasd.

DIM, Apr 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at BurGR in Las Vegas.
The beer is pale yellow and extremely hazy with a pure white cap. Aromas of herbal tea, lemons, lemon rind, earth, wheat, coriander, hops. Really, this brew drinks as advertised - a hoppy witbier, essentially. Refreshing and crisp, finishing dry. Prickly carbonation with a tangy, mildly tart, grapefruit finish. Lingering bitterness and coriander. A cool and unique beer.

Huhzubendah, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

thatoneguymike, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

DougAppleby, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

ariceclemson, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

TheFightfan1, Apr 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

jds8411, Apr 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

memphischas, Apr 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Thanx4AllDaFish, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

spinrsx, Apr 02, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - hazy light yellow, with a thin head.

S - nice wit aroma with a hint of lemon

T - nice lemon corriander wheat flavor, with citrus hops coming in at the end. Nowhere near the hops I would expect from the IPA label, but that level of hops would ovewhelm this beer, so I appreciate the restraint.

M - light, somewhat fizzy mouthfeel.

Overall, a really nice wheat beer. I thought the IPA in the name is a little misleading, this is more of an attempt to cross a wheat beer with an IPA, so the hops and ABV are not what you probably expect when you see IPA, but Deschutes balanced the characteristics nicely here.

KDHicks1958, Apr 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

mac8113, Apr 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

lccrunchy, Mar 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,670 ratings.